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What new business models are made possible by digitization? How can entrepreneurs more quickly implement these models in ways that create widespread benefits for all?

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MIT IDE Inclusive Innovation Challenge

The MIT IDE Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) awards over one million dollars in prizes to Inclusive Innovators, organizations that are solving a grand challenge of our time - to envision and reinvent the future of work. The second annual Challenge launched on March 22. For-profit and non-profit organizations of any size, age, or type and from any nation are encouraged to apply.

@ne0liberal @Noahpinion @mattyglesias It's a problem when you only ask about costs.

Where does the tax money go? Any survey should include that alongside the taxes. Is it rebated?

(Likewise, include the costs to pay for popular programs alongside the program).

Asking only about one side is very misleading.

Erik Brynjolfsson

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